Why did I get diabetes?

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No, it is not something you have done. Most people who develop diabetes have a genetic predisposition to the disease. This is especially true for people develop Type 1 diabetes at a young age. Many others who develop Type 2 diabetes have a family history of the disease. The people in this group are usually over 40 and overweight. The weight does not cause the disease, but merely makes it more likely to surface.
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